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January 12, 2014
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Symbiotic Fungi Inhabiting Plant Roots Have Major Impact on Atmospheric Carbon

AUSTIN, Texas — Microscopic fungi that live in plants’ roots play a major role in the storage and release of carbon from the soil into the atmosphere, according to a University of Texas at Austin researcher and his colleagues at Boston … Continue reading

March 2, 2013
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A Cyclotron’s Long Journey Home

One of the world’s first working circular particle accelerators returns to Berkeley Lab—75 years later. Seventy-five years after one of the world’s first working cyclotrons was handed to the London Science Museum, it has returned to its birthplace in the … Continue reading

June 29, 2011
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Genetic Analysis Splits Desert Tortoise into Two Species

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A new study shows that the desert tortoise, thought to be one species for the past 150 years, now includes two separate and distinct species, based on DNA evidence and biological and geographical distinctions. This genetic evidence … Continue reading

February 15, 2011
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Why Are Vines Overtaking the American Tropics?

A Million-Dollar Question Sleeping Beauty’s kingdom was overgrown by vines when she fell into a deep sleep. Researchers at the Smithsonian in Panama and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee received more than a million dollars from the U.S. National … Continue reading

June 29, 2010
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1200 Howler Monkeys on Panama’s Barro Colorado Island

The fifth Howler Monkey census at the Smithsonian’s Barro Colorado Island research station in Panama, organized by Katie Milton, professor in the department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at the University of California, Berkeley, revealed that monkey numbers have … Continue reading